|Layers - Joshua Fishburn|
Layers is a mashup narrative machinima created with footage from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2), Military footage from an Apache Helicopter in Iraq (Public Domain/Department of Defense), and Shadow of the Colossus (PS2). Recorded almost entirely through a sniper scope from the game, it extends the conversation about the relationship between increasingly sophisticated military technology and the drive towards visual realism in videogames...
Keywords: machinima; war; mashup; remix; video art
|Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls: The Lost Cartoon - Rob Northrup|
A rare collaboration between Fleischer Studios and Ub Iwerks resulted in this cartoon, based on the moderately successful Republic Pictures "Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls" cliffhanger serials. The cartoon was shelved for half a century due to a three way legal dispute between Republic, Fleischer and Iwerks. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rejected Oscar nominations for Ben Burtt's sound design in the cartoon because it had not been formally released and because of the legal status...
Keywords: zeppelin; pterodactyls; mashup; cartoon; cartoons; animation; Max Fleischer; Fleischer Studio; Ub Iwerks; 1942
|Space Transformer - Joseph Lai|
Is a microscopic giant robot still a giant robot? And do our bodies really contain microscopic planets, suns, galaxies, and so on? According to this movie, the answer is YES. Another masterwork mash-up of various Korean animations by Hong Kong schlockmeister Joseph Lai, watching this movie will redefine "pain" in your mind. From an outside review: So basically, it’s The Fantastic Voyage but with giant robots and Robin Hood’s Merry Men...
Keywords: anime; animation; mash-up; hong kong; joseph lai; dubbing; surrealism; robots; giant robots; alien invasion; annoying robots; space battle
Downloads: 8,302 (2 reviews)
|Raiders of Galaxy - Joseph Lai|
"No planet was safe!" There are two ways to appreciate these movies. The first is to have a full, open bottle of bourbon in hand while viewing them. The second is to appreciate the freaky, random confluence of events that brought them into being. The first thing to appreciate is that South Korea embargoed foreign movies, especially animation, for a lengthy period of time. This meant that not only was there a dearth of programming for SK TV, it also meant that native studios could rip off foreign...
Keywords: anime; animation; mash-up; hong kong; joseph lai; dubbing; surrealism; robots; giant robots; alien invasion; annoying kids; robot disguises; space battle
Downloads: 7,131 (2 reviews)